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Vergnügen der Augen und des Gemüths : in Vorstellung einer allgemeinen Sammlung von Muscheln und andern Geschöpfen, welche im Meer gefunden werden


Published 1757
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Philipp L.S. Müller edited Th. 1-3 of the text; M. Houttuyn edited Th. 4-6 of the text

Theil 2-6 have title: Vergnügen der Augen und des Gemüths : in Vorstellung einer allgemeinen Sammlung von Schnecken und Muscheln, welche im Meer Gefunden werden

Parts 1-2 of atlas have title: Collection des differentes espèces de coquillages qu'on trouve dans les mers rassemblée & communiquée au public par George Wolgang Knorr

Parts 3-6 of atlas have title: Collection des differentes especes de coquillages qu'on trouve dans les mers rassemblée & communiquée au public par las heritiers de George Wolgang Knorr

Theil 1-6 dated 1757, 1764, 1768, 1769, 1771, 1772 respectively

Pagination: [4], 39, [1] p.; zweyter Theil: 56, [16] p.; dritter Theil: 52 p.; vierter Theil: 48, [16] p.; fünfter Theil: 46, [2] p.; sechster Theil: 76, 18, [2], 11, [1], 100 p. (Page 43 (F2) misnumbered 34)

Plates numbered: [1], I-XXX, [1], I-XXX, [1], I-XXX, [1], I-XXX, [1], I-XXX, [1], I-XL

Plates are hand-colored

Woodcut head- and tail-pieces, initials

Signatures: pi²A-E, ²A-Ga-b, ³A-FG², A-F, ²a-b, A-F, A-IK²(a)-(b)(c)²)(2)(²A-MN²(F4 and ²b4 are blank; verso of C2 signed C3)

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SCNHRB copy (390880134850, 39088013485057) has occasional ink ms. notes and red pencilled ms. markings

SCNHRB copy has bookplate of William Healey Dall, Division of Mollusks Sectional Library. Stamped on t.p.: Division of Mollusks Sectional Library

SCNHRB copy bound in plain brown library buckram, title in gilt on spine, red edges


Volume v. 1, Th. 1-6
Publisher [Nuremberg :
Pages 504
Language German
Call number 39088013485016
Digitizing sponsor Smithsonian Libraries
Book contributor Smithsonian Libraries
Collection biodiversity; americana
Notes Cullman Library (rare book); a very small number of pages had text run into the gutter

Full catalog record MARCXML

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